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“Disrespectful”: Families of Cancer Patients Slam Nurse Dancing Videos

Cancer victims not able to access treatment due to coronavirus pandemic.

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Families of cancer patients whose loved ones are not able to receive treatment in hospitals because of the coronavirus pandemic have slammed videos which show nurses dancing as “disrespectful.”

Scores of videos of health workers performing the dances have flooded Tik-Tok and other social media platforms in recent weeks despite Brits being told by the government that the COVID-19 outbreak would overwhelm NHS hospitals.

While many have defended the videos as a way for stressed out nurses and doctors to let off steam, others have called them tasteless due to the fact that many cancer patients are currently unable to access treatment.

As we highlighted earlier, Professor Richard Sullivan warns that excess cancer deaths will exceed total coronavirus deaths over the next five years because, “Cancer screening services have stopped, which means we will miss our chance to catch many cancers when they are treatable and curable, such as cervical, bowel and breast.”

People are not visiting hospitals for treatment of a number of serious conditions because they are fearful of coronavirus and health authorities are recommending people only visit if their condition is dire.

This advice was given in expectation of COVID-19 overwhelming staff, but acute care hospital beds in the UK are four times emptier than normal and some of the overspill hospitals built to handle extra coronavirus patients are barely being used.

This situation has left many angered at the sight of NHS nurses performing frivolous dances for social media consumption.

“I’m seriously pissed off seeing NHS staff dancing and fooling around,” said one Twitter user. “My brother is working 14-hour days in an ICU in London treating Covid-19 patients.”

“My sister is still performing surgery and is separated from her son. Cancer patients are having treatment and scans cancelled.”

“I’ve seen it from several different hospitals, it’s so disrespectful when there are so many ill and dying. Imagine someone who has just lost a loved one seeing these dumb videos.”

“There are far too many of these dancing and pratting about clips of NHS staff,” commented another respondent.

“I was led to believe they are run off their feet, and to think thousands maybe millions of people go out and clap for them.”

“I’m sure they’re working hard, but the timing of dancing clips isn’t really now.”

“I’m a doctor, and I’m really sick of this constant praise and virtue signaling for healthcare workers,” said another respondent.

“Hospitals are empty due to lack of elective cases and severe drop in trauma and emergency cases. And yet we keep hearing about this “Hospitals being overwhelmed” nonsense! Yet healthcare workers somehow find time, despite being so “overwhelmed”, to do their cringy Tik-Tok videos. A lot of Hospitals are actually struggling to stay open, because their main sources of income are from elective cases and admissions.”

As we previously highlighted, one of the dancing videos which showed nurses performing the haka was subsequently removed because critics said it was an example of “cultural appropriation.”

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Video: Police Drag Man Out of School Board Meeting For Not Wearing a Mask

“You will have to tase me.”

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A video out of South Dakota shows a man being dragged by police out of a school board meeting because he is not wearing a mask.

During a discussion about the school district’s mask mandate, local resident Reed Bender refused to wear a mask after being ordered to do so by Superintendent Joe Graves, who subsequently called the police.

Officers attempted to convince Bender to put on a mask but he refused, telling them, “You’re gonna have to drag me out, guys.”

“This is what you are doing, you’re sowing discord within our communities at every level, it’s disgusting,” Bender tells the school board members.

Bender repeats his assertion that the cops will have to drag him out while another attendee comments, “This is completely absurd…this is an embarrassment to our school.”

The cops then try to drag the man out of the library as he puts up resistance.

One of the officers then grabs his taser, to which Bender responds, “You will have to tase me in front of all these people.”

“This is insane,” another attendee comments as Bender is removed from the room.

“Never in my entire career as a superintendent have I had that happen before,” Superintendent Graves said. “The board said there is a masking mandate and everyone in the school building must wear a mask. We gave the gentleman fair warning of that and offered him a mask. He refused, so the board had to enforce the mandate.”

Police say that Bender hasn’t yet been charged with anything but they are still investigating the case.

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Pre-Crime: New Law Would Give Australian Authorities Power to Arrest COVID “Conspiracy Theorists”

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A draconian new coronavirus law could give Australian authorities the power to arrest coronavirus “conspiracy theorists” if it’s thought they may commit a crime in the future.

Yes, really.

The new COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) bill, which is being debated in the Victoria State Parliament this week, will give local authorities the power to detain people who refuse to self-isolate as well as “conspiracy theorists” and anyone deemed to be at risk of spreading COVID-19 negligently.

A government spokesman told the Age that the measures “could be applied to conspiracy theorists who refuse to self-isolate or to severely drug-affected or mentally impaired people.”
Those detained will be held in quarantine facilities.

“If there is one thing that terrifies increasingly tyrannical governments, it’s a loss of control of the narrative, which is why the Australian government is getting a jump start on curbing any so-called “conspiracy theorists” daring to spread information that questions the fear-mongering being used to keep Aussie citizens under lock and key,” reports Zero Hedge.

As we have exhaustively documented, Australia has become the most authoritarian state in the developed world when it comes to the draconian enforcement of COVID rules.

Police have the power to enter people’s homes without a warrant and also snatch children. Earlier this month, a pregnant woman was arrested in front of her children for posting about an anti-lockdown protest on Facebook.

Numerous people have been violently arrested for not wearing a face mask on the street, while journalists have also been arrested merely for covering anti-lockdown protests. Street markets have also been raided and shut down by riot police.

Now police merely have to suspect that you could commit a crime in future in order to carry out detentions and arrests.

And there you were thinking the Minority Report was just a dystopian sci-fi movie.

We’re living in it.

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Video: CNN (Seriously) Claims That Covid Will Spread At Trump Rallies But Not BLM Protests

“At protests many people are aware of the risks and doing everything they can to reduce that risk versus at many of the rallies we are seeing people going in defiance”

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In response to criticism that CNN is continuously praising mass gatherings when they are BLM organised, but condemning Trump campaign rallies for breaking COVID restrictions, the network seriously attempted to argue that the Trump rallies are scientifically more likely to spread the virus than BLM gatherings.

On Wednesday, Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh called out CNN’s hypocrisy on this matter, noting that “if people can protest in the streets by the tens of thousands, if people can riot, if people can gamble in casinos, then certainly they can gather peaceably under the First Amendment to hear from the president of the United States.”

Butthurt from this exchange, CNN Newsroom drafted in “medical analyst” Leana Wen, who happens to be a former Planned Parenthood president, to explain why science means COVID doesn’t affect BLM protests as much as Trump rallies.

“It does not care why it is that people are gathering but it does care about the conditions under which they’re gathering,” Wen argued, adding “outdoors much safer than indoors and wearing masks obviously much safer than not wearing masks.”

“I would also in this case would distinguish between the behavior of the participants while at protests versus rallies,” she continued, arguing that BLM protesters are more “aware” of the risks than Trump supporters.

“At protests many people are aware of the risks and doing everything they can to reduce that risk versus at many of the rallies we are seeing people going in defiance,” Wen claimed.

“It’s their behavior during those events. I also worry about what they do after the events. They may not be self-quarantining and testing as then getting tested as they should be,” Wen baselessly conjectured.

She even cited a study carried out in June that found “[T]here have not been surges of infections that have been tied” to protests.

Of course, there is no evidence that Trump rallies are tied to any surges of infections either, but that doesn’t seem to matter because the orange man is bad.

Host Jim Sciutto thanked Wen for “breaking through the fog of confusion and disinformation to lead us back to the facts.”

Diligent viewers were left wondering exactly what facts they’d been ‘led back to’ and questioning why the ‘fog of confusion bullshit’ appeared thicker than ever at the end of this segment.

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